Nicole Carnation Grolman
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Mrs. Carnation-Grolman has 15 years of investment banking experience working with private and public companies in a variety of industries, having completed approximately $2 billion in transaction value. Most recently, she was involved in the combined sale of Snak Club and New Century Snacks, leading manufacturers and distributors of nuts, trail mixes, dried fruits and other snack products; the acquisition of Atlantis Healthcare Group, the 10th largest dialysis provider in the U.S.; the acquisition of Mercury Security, the largest independent provider of access controllers in the U.S.; a $45 million capital raise for 1-800 LoanMart, a fast growing subprime lender; and a $65 million capital raise for National Technical Systems (Nasdaq: NTSC), a leading provider of engineering services. Some additional transactions include: a $375 million capital raise for Wise Metals, a $1 billion revenue company that produces approximately 15% of the U.S. can sheet for aluminum beverage containers; LOreal USA’s acquisition of Malys West, the largest, family-owned professional salon distributorship in the U.S.; the recapitalization of First Rehabilitation Insurance Company of America, the largest provider of statutory DBL insurance in New York; a $200 million equity raise for a manager to pursue aerospace acquisitions with a top 10 private equity firm; HD Supply’s acquisition of ORCO Construction Supply, the leading independent supplier of high-quality construction materials to professional contractors on the West coast; Maguire Aviation’s acquisition of Skytrails Aviation, a full service fixed based operator at the Van Nuys Airport, the busiest general aviation airport in the U.S.; and the recapitalization/MBO of Goldline International, the leading numismatic coin retailer in the U.S.
Prior to joining M&A Capital, Mrs. Carnation-Grolman held positions with Bank of America’s middle-market banking group; Murphy Noell Capital, a middle-market investment bank; and Rutberg & Co., a technology-focused investment bank.
Mrs. Carnation-Grolman earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and is on the board of a local chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth.